A birthmarks can be a little spot which adds a touch of beauty and uniqueness to your li’l one’s face. Some birthmarks may be downright ugly. Birthmarks are nothing but patches of color or marks on the skin of babies that are present right at birth or appear shortly after. They generally grow in size for up to a year, after which they start to lighten or fade. They vary in size, shape and color. Most birthmarks are flat, but there are also other types of raised birthmarks.
Some of the common types of birthmarks are as follows:
Most birthmarks are harmless, and the best course of action is often to do nothing at all. Remember that there are different types of birthmarks and the treatment for them must be as that suggested by the doctor. Treatments purely for cosmetic reasons may not work, be painful or may backfire. It is important to realize that some birthmarks cannot be treated.
Disclaimer: The information in the article is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor.
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